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  • By Hilary Webb

Next Generation EU proposed as recovery programme in new EU budget

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for the recovery plan, Next Generation EU, which will be included within the long-term EU budget. The recovery instrument should ensure the sustainable, inclusive and fair recovery for the EU.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

EU Interregional Innovation Investments: towards EU economic recovery

European regions and innovation stakeholders jointly call on the European institutions to use the EU Interregional Innovation Investment instrument to unleash the innovation potential available in Europe’s regions for Europe’s recovery.

  • By Hilary Webb

EIT Crisis Response Initiative launched

EIT has launched the EIT Crisis Response Initiative as part of the EU's collective response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.



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  • By Anna Tranberg

European Green Deal call - have your say!

Help shape the call by taking part in the surveys for each of the 11 areas. Deadline 3 June 2020.

  • By Hilary Webb

European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) Award applications re-open

Applications for the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) Award have re-opened with the 2021 and 2022 application process being merged for the EER label to be extended over two years.

  • By Teresa Vio

New JRC initiative to explore culture in EU cities and towns

JRC launches EU Culture from Home, an initiative linked to Cultural gems aimed at mapping online activities developed by cultural organisations in European cities, in order to explore synergies and cooperation.

  • By Hilary Webb

Shortlist for the next European Green City Awards

Nine European cities are entering the final stage of the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards.

  • By Hilary Webb

Experts invited to the Commission's join new Fit for Future Platform

The European Commission has launched a high-level expert group - the Fit for Future Platform - to help simplify and reduce the administrative burden in the EU legislative process. 

  • By Hilary Webb

European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards: 2020 winners announced

The European Commission and Europa Nostra have announced the winners of the 2020 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards. The competition, funded by the EU's Creative Europe programme, celebrate individuals and initiatives that contribute to a more united and resilient Europe.

The prize has three categories: conservation, research and dedicated service. 21 winners from 15 countries have been announced, and ERRIN's members feature in the conservation category for three initiatives: